Prior to the second game of the 9/12 doubleheader against the Yankees, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield presented a check in the amount of $750,000 to the B’more for Healthy Babies. Throughout the season, CareFirst donated $50 for each Orioles walk this season. To complement the over $17,650 in Healthy Walks already earned this year, CareFirst increased their contribution to $750,000 to support B’more for Healthy Babies.
Brooks Robinson Minor League Player of the Year: Christian Walker (Norfolk/Bowie) Jim Palmer Minor League Pitcher of the Year: Tyler Wilson (Norfolk/Bowie) Elrod Hendricks Minor League Community Service Award: Mark Blackmar (Frederick) Cal Ripken, Sr. Player Development Award: Delmarva Shorebirds Field Staff Jim Russo Scout of the Year Award: Jim Richardson
We’re getting closer to our 5,000th win in Baltimore Orioles history and we’re asking our fans to capture the most creative photo depicting the number 5,000. Post your photo to Instagram or Twitter using#Os5000and we’ll reward the best one with a team-signed helmet! Official rules:http://atmlb.com/1BdVOOI